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Each week we’ll look at how former South Carolina baseball players are doing in the pros

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The World Series is right around the corner, and unfortunately, there will be no former Gamecocks playing in it this year. That brings up to our final look for this season at former South Carolina baseball players in the pros.

Jackie Bradley Jr. - Boston Red Sox
In four postseason games, had a batting average of .200 with 3 hits, 1 home run, and 5 RBI; finished the regular season with a batting average of .245, 118 hits, 17 home runs, and 63 RBI in 133 games
Team eliminated from postseason by Houston Astros in American League division series

Sam Dyson - San Francisco Giants
Finished the regular season having made 55 appearances, with an ERA of 6.09 in 54.2 innings pitched
Team did not make postseason

Whit Merrifield - Kansas City Royals
Finished the regular season with a batting average of .288, 169 hits, 19 home runs, and 78 RBI In 145 games
Team did not make postseason

Jordan Montgomery - New York Yankees
Made the postseason roster but did not appear in a postseason game; finished the regular season having made 29 starts, with an ERA of 3.88 in 155.1 innings pitched
Team eliminated from postseason by Houston Astros in American League championship series

Steve Pearce - Toronto Blue Jays

Finished the regular season with a batting average of .252, 79 hits, 13 home runs, and 37 RBI in 92 games
Team did not make postseason

Justin Smoak - Toronto Blue Jays
Finished the regular season with a batting average of .270, 151 hits, 38 home runs and 90 RBI in 158 games
Team did not make postseason

Christian Walker - Arizona Diamondbacks
In one postseason game, had a batting average of 1.000 with 1 hits, 0 home runs, and 0 RBI; finished the regular season with a batting average of .179, with 3 hits, 2 home runs, and 2 RBI in 11 games
Team eliminated from postseason by Los Angeles Dodgers in National League division series